Early stop in Nassau Bahamas

We were to stop today at Great Stirrup Cay in the Cayman Islands but unfortunately weather prevented us from doing so as we were to go ashore via tender (shades of Rod’s & my trip to Cannes last year). It didn’t worry us as the weather allowed us to sit on deck and bake (yes... Continue Reading →

At sea & Port Canaverale

Another sleepy morning. We had a day at sea & I had booked in for a massage so after a quick bite to eat enjoyed being indulged for an hour. I then met up with the girls & we grabbed a coffee then enjoyed a day of chatting, dozing , eating, drinking & entertainment. The... Continue Reading →

Cruising to the Bahamas

We were up early (well for us any way) & packed our bags & checked out of our temporary home & caught a cab to the terminal to embark on our Bahamas Cruise with Norwegian Cruise Lines aboard the Gem. It was a beautiful day & check in went as planned although ,as usual, long queues.... Continue Reading →

New York Days 2 & 3

So it was a bit of slow start to the day…. No need to say why!!! We started walking down Broadway & went to see Grand Central Station. It is beautiful.. just as I imagined.. the ceiling in the main concourse is just fantastic.. its blue & with the constellations etched upon it. We didn’t... Continue Reading →

50th Birthday Holiday

Some years ago my fellow Mother’s Group co-horts & I hatched a plan to visit New York for our 50th birthdays. It has been a trip long in the making and to date has not disappointed! Tearfully leaving our beloved husbands and children at home we set out on our adventure.   First hiccup was... Continue Reading →


The ship docked in Barcelona on a wet morning at 6 am. We were off early & took a cab to our hotel. The location was fantastic, just off the main plaza Las Ramblas. Needless to say, that early in the morning, our room wasn't ready so we sat in the lounge charging phones &... Continue Reading →

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